Cornwall Council

7 Treyew Road Truro England TR1 3AN GB
This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
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Here is the Council’s response to our FoI request:

Q: Do you allow stall holders at your markets to sell real fur? (including small items such as knitted hats with fur bobbles, or key rings with fur trims etc.

A:  Other than unlawful goods, we do not restrict what our market raders are permitted to sell. There isn’t any specific legislation enforced by us as far as we’re aware, as it is not illegal to sell fur articles except in respect of certain protected/ endangered species.

The Council allows the sale of fur.

Real fur is cruel and unnecessary. Please urge the Council to ban the sale of real fur on their markets and adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Cllr Paul Miller, Cabinet Member for Economy, Tourism, Leisure and Culture, email:cllr.paul.miller@pembrokeshire.gov.uk

This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.

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Torbay Council manages markets and events but there is no permanent market.

Here is the Council’s response to our FoI request:

Q: Do you allow stall holders at your markets to sell real fur? (including small items such as knitted hats with fur bobbles, or key rings with fur trims etc.

A:   As a Council we would object to any markets selling fur. We would not allow that to happen. However, we are unaware of any official policy documents or guidelines to enforce this.

Please urge the Council to adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting the Portfolio holder for Culture and Events, Councillor Nicole Amil, email: Nicole.amil@torbay.gov.uk

 

Plymouth City Council has the following markets: Plymouth Market, Flavour Fest, Seafood Festival, Christmas Market.

Here is the Council’s response to our Freedom of Information request:

Q: Do you allow stall holders at your markets to sell real fur? (including small items such as knitted hats with fur bobbles, or key rings with fur trims etc.

A:  None of our traders currently sell these products and the situation has not arisen where any traders, past, present or potential, have requested to sell real fur.

We do not have a policy in place for real fur etc. but would be something we would happily adopt for events but would need to be approved if a formal PCC policy

The Council allows the sale of fur. They have asked to see our Fur Free Markets policy to consider.

Real fur is cruel and unnecessary. Please urge the Council to ban the sale of real fur on their markets and adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Cllr Ian Bowyer, Leader of Plymouth City Council, email: Ian.Bowyer@plymouth.gov.uk .

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Here is the Council’s response to our FoI request:

Q: Do you allow stall holders at your markets to sell real fur? (including small items such as knitted hats with fur bobbles, or key rings with fur trims etc.

A:  The items for sale for one week on The Esplanade, Sidmouth must be specified in the application and officers conduct compliance visits to sellers. The items specified would not be approved with only handmade craft items being permitted.

Please urge the Council to adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting the council, email: csc@eastdevon.gov.uk

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Here is the Council’s response to our FoI request:

Q: Do you allow stall holders at your markets to sell real fur? (including small items such as knitted hats with fur bobbles, or key rings with fur trims etc.

A:  We do not have any conditions banning such items but we are not aware of anyone who does sell such things.

The Council allows the sale of fur. They have asked to see our Fur Free Markets policy to consider.

Real fur is cruel and unnecessary. Please urge the Council to ban the sale of real fur on their markets and adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Cllr Rachel Sutton, cllr.rachel.sutton@exeter.gov.uk;

West Somerset Council has the following markets: Street Traders and temporary markets

Here is the Council’s response to our Freedom of Information request:

Q: Do you allow stall holders at your markets to sell real fur? (including small items such as knitted hats with fur bobbles, or key rings with fur trims etc.

A:  The council does not have a particular policy in respect of fur but one could be considered.

The Council allows the sale of fur. They have asked to see our Fur Free Markets policy to consider.

Real fur is cruel and unnecessary.  Please urge the Council to ban the sale of real fur on their markets and adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Councillor Keith Turner, Cabinet Member for street trading/licensing, email: kturner@westsomerset.gov.uk

This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.

South Hams District Council has the following markets: Totnes, Ivybridge, and Kingsbridge

Here is the Council’s response to our Freedom of Information request:

Q: Do you allow stall holders at your markets to sell real fur? (including small items such as knitted hats with fur bobbles, or key rings with fur trims etc.

A:  We do have stall holders who sell sheepskins and sheepskin slippers and vintage clothing which may from time to time include real fur.

The Council allows the sale of fur.

Real fur is cruel and unnecessary. Please urge the Council to ban the sale of real fur on their markets and adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Councillor David May, Chair of Licensing Committee, email: Cllr.May@southhams.gov.uk

This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.

North Devon District Council has the following markets: Barnstaple Pannier Market

Here is the Council’s response to our Freedom of Information request:

Q: Do you allow stall holders at your markets to sell real fur? (including small items such as knitted hats with fur bobbles, or key rings with fur trims etc.

A:   The Council has not received any requests from traders who wish to sell real fur items; therefore this has been referred to the Council’s Senior Management Team for consideration.

The Council allows the sale of fur. They have asked to see our Fur Free Markets policy to consider.

Real fur is cruel and unnecessary. Please urge the Council to ban the sale of real fur on their markets and adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Councillor David Brailey, email: David.Brailey@northdevon.gov.uk or Ellen Vernon, Economic Growth Manager, email: ellen.vernon@northdevon.gov.uk

This council has advised us that they have no responsibility for trading stalls at markets or other events.
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Here is the Council’s response to our FoI request:

Q: Do you allow stall holders at your markets to sell real fur? (including small items such as knitted hats with fur bobbles, or key rings with fur trims etc.

A:  There are no such items sold at the Market. We currently reserve the right to not allow products to be sold at the discretion of the Market Manager.

The Council does not prohibit the sale of fur. They have asked to see our Fur Free Markets policy to consider.

Real fur is cruel and unnecessary. Please urge the Council to ban the sale of real fur on their markets and adopt the official Fur Free Markets policy by contacting Richard Chesterton; Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Regeneration, email: rchesterton@middevon.gov.uk

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